The Original ‘Dark Phoenix’ Ending Involved the Skrulls and a Big Battle in New York

/Film | 6/11/2019 | Hoai-Tran Bui
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The Dark Phoenix apology tour continues as the cast of the abysmally-performing film try to pique our interests with a hypothetical “what could’ve been’s.”

In an interview on the ReelBlend podcast (via Geek Tyrant), Tye Sheridan revealed the details of the final battle of Dark Phoenix, which would have resulted in the X-Men getting dissolved in the vein of Captain America: Civil War and have taken place in New York at the United Nations. But here’s the surprising twist: they would have found themselves battling Skrulls, the shape-shifting aliens who debuted in the MCU in this year’s Captain Marvel. Sheridan said:

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“It’s really hard for me to remember what the ending of this movie is. [laughs] Originally, it was scripted that Charles and Scott go to the U.N. because — man, I’m totally going to mess this up — they go to the U.N. because they’re going to try to tell the President that, ‘Hey, we’re under attack by aliens and, they’ve now captured Jean Grey.’ Or, you know, whatever it is that we’re going to tell him. And then Jean comes down in the front of the U.N., and causes… there is this huge battle between the guards at the U.N. and Jean Grey, and all the guards turn out to be Skrulls. And then...
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